Mercedes-Benz South West has the backing of City West Country Ltd, a privately-owned family ran organisation with more than three decades of motor industry experience. The founder of the franchise is determined that family values will remain at the heart of Mercedes-Benz South West for many years to come. Our business employs 600 staff who are based across 9 sites throughout the South West, which includes our 4 dealerships which are based at Exeter, Taunton, Plymouth and Truro.

We are currently looking for a Systems Developer at our site in Exeter. The working hours for this role are Monday to Friday 08:00-17:00, a total of 40 hours per week.

Within this role the successful candidate will be working within the Data & Systems team as a software developer, which will include assisting with the development and maintenance of a number of internal systems. The primary languages and environments used are; Visual Studio, MS-SQL, VBA, C#, MVC, HTML, JavaScript.

What can we offer you?

  • 30 Days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • The option to opt into our Car Benefit Scheme
  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Excellent training and support
  • Career progression
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Long Service awards
  • Employee of the month awards



Systems Developer Responsibilities:

  • Communicates the Mercedes-Benz culture of quality and excellence
  • Provides training and support to colleagues across all business areas regarding in-house applications
  • Help develop in-house applications
  • Communicates with colleagues to ensure the effective operation of the market area
  • Provides a high level of customer service both internal and external
  • Communicates any issues or problems to departmental manager
  • Undertakes any other duties as reasonably required to ensure the successful operation of the market area
  • Communicates & develops strong personal relationships with customers
  • Communicates clearly, regularly and promptly with colleagues across all business areas
  • Maintains technical knowledge in order to support business systems
  • Identifies training and development needs for self as part of the performance management process
  • Ensures all areas of Health & Safety operate effectively and within the requirements of the law
  • Builds good relationships with manufacturers, professional bodies, suppliers and statutory representatives
  • Ensures all capital outlay is authorised by a director.

What’s required from you?

  • At least 6 years relevant commercial experience
  • Have extensive experience with development tools and languages including MVC, C#, MS-SQL, HTML, Visual Studio, JavaScript.
  • Be a logical thinker and problem solver.
  • Have excellent organisational skills.
  • Be highly numerate and able to manipulate raw data.
  • Show a desire to acquire further applicable skills through research and training.
  • Any knowledge of Autoline (Dealer Management System) would be an advantage, as would any other experience of working in the Motor Industry.

Driving Sales –  Identifies and initiates opportunities to drive sales and deliver commercial benefits
Customer Service – Focuses on the needs of customers to improve service and sales
Planning & Organising –  Organises own workload effectively, prioritising to deliver to deadlines
Analytical Ability & Decision Making – Demonstrates sound judgement in making decisions
Teamwork & Coaching – Quickly builds rapport and establishes relationships with others
Motivation – Demonstrates a positive attitude and takes responsibility for their own actions